Managing FIDM Museum’s Fashion Collection

February 18, 2011, Los Angeles, CA

The FIDM Museum at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising Los Angeles campus houses a Permanent and Study Collection of over 12,000 garments, accessories, and textiles from the 18th century through the present day, including film and theatre costume. It is one of the largest such collections in the United States, and top designer holdings include Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Dior, and Lacroix. The FIDM Museum also houses the early Hollywood Costume Collection on loan from the City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation and Parks. Join your fellow RC-WR members as we learn from Meghan Hansen, Registrar of the FIDM Museum, how she and her staff manage this unique collection.